Sewing · Slow Fashion

Self-Drafted Trousers Using Alina Design’s Chi-Town Chinos

The first pair of trousers I made from my duct-tape sloper was a pair of stretch skinny jean shorts. I had previously made skinny jeans so I was able to compare my self-drafted version with an altered pattern. This time around, I am trying a new pattern, Alina Sewing + Design Co. Chi-Town chinos Expansion… Continue reading Self-Drafted Trousers Using Alina Design’s Chi-Town Chinos

Sewing · Slow Fashion

True Bias Lander Pant in Chino Twill

Quick post about the final version of my True Bias Lander Pant. I'm still undecided about whether or not I like the fit of these pants. The style is VERY different for me. I made the pant using 8 oz. chino twill from Sellfabric.com: https://goo.gl/UYMfe4. The chino twill fabric is a very study bottom-weight fabric… Continue reading True Bias Lander Pant in Chino Twill

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Simplicity 8056 in Sell Fabric Chino Twill

I have been finally making myself comfortable and wearable pants! I've raved about the 8 oz. chino twill from http://www.sellfabric.com before and that's the fun fabric I used for these pants, pumpkin color! I love the fit, finally on a pair of pants. They are not too tight and not too loose, but in terms… Continue reading Simplicity 8056 in Sell Fabric Chino Twill